The Four Components of NextGEN Program:
1. Incoming faculty will learn to use a layered approach to bringing technology
to the classroom. This will enable faculty to meet the needs of varied student
learners using traditional and TEL teaching practices.
2. Incoming faculty will learn the best TEL practices in their discipline.
3. Incoming faculty will learn where they can turn in the University for resources
Improve their teaching i.e. the library, CTLS, DMC, Portfolio
Support their TEL efforts i.e. WebCT, Small Grants program, Faculty Toolkit,
UTTC training, DMC consultation, the U of M portal
Get technical support services for themselves and their students e.g.
4. Incoming faculty will learn techniques for using technology to measure teaching
effectiveness and ways to teach students to evaluate materials offered online.